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Hoof anatomy with Professor Robert Bowker

The hoof, the foot and the metal shoe controversy

Few topics can make horse people argue like the question of whether or not steel shoes can sometimes be helpful to horses. For the average horse owner, it can be difficult to follow the discussion, so here is one of the world's leading experts on the horse's foot, Professor Robert Bowker, of Michigan State University, to fill you in on the workings of the equine digit.


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